Lisa Hephner

Does Your Small Business Practice Secure Email?

secure_emailEmail mistakes happen, and they happen to all of us. Who can truly say that they have never replied to all instead of to an individual, accidentally selected the wrong auto-fill email address, mistakenly included confidential personal information in an email, or made a typo that completely changed (for the worse!) the meaning of the message. Don’t let your small business fall victim to a data breach due to insecure email practices....

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Eric Remer

As We Let Our Own Light Shine

shining light_smI was recently in a meeting with a group of trusted friends and we were directed by the group moderator to tell one person in the room "when you do it inspires me, and when you do y it does the exact opposite."...

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Lisa Hephner

Highlights of the February 2015 Small Business Administration Report on the Current State of Small Business Activity

sb_states_map The Office of Advocacy, an independent division of the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA), recently release the February 2015 edition of their Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories report. The report provides data about the overall U.S. economy, data on U.S. small businesses as a whole, and reports on small businesses in each U.S state, territory, and the District of Columbia. The report provides interesting statistics on...

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Eric Remer

What Do You Really Want?

As I was driving my 6-year-old son to his soccer practice, I asked him if he wanted to play professional soccer one day. I preempted his answer with a well-intended “fatherly statement.”...

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Kristin Piccirillo

7 Ways to Increase Cash Flow for Your Business

Business Cash FlowYou have to spend money to make money, right? That might be true, but you also shouldn't spend outside of your means. Finding that balance – that optimal flow of money in and out of your business – is one of the most important aspects of building a successful company.  But how do you get your cash flow under control? And how do you grow it? Here are 7...

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